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Colorful and seasonal Thanksgiving sides

Last year, in our annual Thanksgiving blog post, we told you of our plans to try some new Thanksgiving recipes. We promised we would report back on their success in time...

Which number corresponds with the brisket cut?

‘Secret’ brisket

A new feature you may have noticed in the IJN print and e-Edition is Dr. Lisa Greenstein’s cooking column, Kosher@5280. We felt we needed to share this one with our...

Big win for Israel — off the pitch — at FIFA

Regular readers of the IJN blog will know that for an American medium we follow international soccer pretty closely. So one story we’ve closely followed is that...

Shaping it together at the Great Big Challah Bake Colorado, 2017.

Great Challah Bake 2017

If you haven’t been, you should go. There is something magical about the Great Challah Bake. There’s an energy when hundreds of people (in this case, solely women)...

Repost: ‘I am Noah after the flood’

Several years ago, as part of a holiday reading list (it was, like this year, a season filled with three-day holidays), we included Out of the Depths by Rabbi Israel...

Tips for surviving Yom Kippur

If you’re reading this and are still drinking coffee, or planning on having a cup tomorrow morning, you might be too late. We’re referring, of course, to Yom Kippur,...

IJN High Holiday Foods: Walnut chimichurri — tested

What can we say? So many of the past recipes tested on this blog from the IJN’s various High Holiday Foods issues have become staples, that we found ourselves going...

Some more well-known kosher symbols.

Kosher certification — why it’s necessary

When it comes to kosher, lots of people wonder: Why does that need certification? Some certifications seem nonsensical, like those for water, or soap. And what about...

Anti-Semitism, in the guise of animal rights, once again rearing its head

There’s nothing new about the moves in European countries to limit religious freedom by banning ritual slaughter. We’ve covered it before, and unfortunately, the...

Your favorite Jewish movie scene

Moment magazine’s summer edition has the perfect feature for Jewish cinephiles: “Favorite Jewish movie scenes of all time.” It’s such an immense topic that...